Experienced Legal Officer, who has worked within Financial Services, preferably banking and who is qualified with a minimum of a Law degree, is required to undertake a broad role within an International Bank. The successful candidate will ensure the quality and timely delivery of legal department documentation, including research, updates regarding new legislation, drafting of documentation and legal assistance on litigation.
Attend to legal queries and ensure quality delivery of legal documents across business lines, in line with banking practices and procedures.
General support to the Head of Legal in day to day operations of the Legal function, including projects, governance, record keeping and departmental management
Conducting legal research on issues relevant to legal risk management
Communication of legal updates on all new legislations, new bills and case law affecting the Bank, to the team and internal stakeholders
Skills & Experience:
A number of years' experience within a relevant role, within financial services, together with a supporting professional qualification (a Law degree as minimum)
Technical knowledge of applicable legislation, pertaining to local, regional and relevant international laws, with the ability to undertake legal research and drafting
Experienced in working as part of a team, assisting the Head of Legal in the day to day operations of the Legal function
Hours & Benefits:
Full time, market rate salary in line with experience and qualifications and plus company benefits